Xiaomi President Shares Image of Mi Mix 3 Running on 5G Network, Launch Imminent
Xiaomi launched the Mi Mix 3 smartphone in October. The device comes with quite a few highlights including the magnetic sliding front camera. It houses a dual vertical camera setup, two cameras at the front, and a true bezel-less display with no notch. At the time of launch, the company assured a 5G variant of the device will arrive next year. Now Xiaomi President Lin Bin has shared an image flaunting the Mi Mix 3 running on a 5G network.
The Xiaomi president has shared the image on Weibo, hinting at an imminent launch soon. If you look closely at the image, the top right edge displays a 5G logo . The logo suggests that the phone is connected to a 5G network. Towards the left edge, there’s also an Android Pie logo indicating that the smartphone will get an Android Pie update soon . To recall, at the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 launch, the company announced the launch of 5G variant of the smartphone for the European market in 2019.
Mi Mix 3 5G Design
Apart from the image, the Xiaomi executive hasn’t shared any other details of the smartphone. The Mi Mix 3 5G variant is expected to be identical to the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 in design and specifications. The smartphone sports a rear fingerprint scanner, a 6.4-inch (1080×2340 pixels) full-HD+ OLED panel, 10GB RAM, Snapdragon 845 SoC, a 3,850mAh battery, and dual cameras at the front and back.
Apart from Xiaomi, OnePlus has also confirmed that it will launch a 5G smartphone next year. OnePlus spokesperson earlier confirmed that the OnePlus 7 won’t have 5G enabled to keep the costing competitive. Instead, the company will keep its promise of 5G by launching a separate series early 2019. It is still a mystery whether OnePlus will launch this phone alongside the OnePlus 7 or launch it earlier on in a separate event. The users of the OnePlus could expect the launch of the 5G device at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona.